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Ryan Alexander

Ryan Alexander is president of Taxpayers for Common Sense, a nonpartisan federal budget watchdog. www.taxpayer.net

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Armed with Irony

If lawmakers really want to stop blank checks for spending binges, they should start with the Pentagon.

The Drought Lottery

Our lawmakers should spend the next month figuring out how to reduce our $16 trillion debt instead of showering special interests with even more wasteful subsidies that have nothing to do with the drought.

Drinking MOX-Laced Lemonade

The government is spending $15 billion to create a nuclear fuel derived from plutonium that we have to bribe companies to take.

We Can’t Afford Energy Subsidies and Tax Breaks

Energy subsidies are obsolete, ineffective, and a huge waste of valuable public resources at a time when we are rummaging through the couch cushions to find loose change to pay for our ballooning deficits and debt.

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